Target Recalls Hand-Held Air Misters Due to Injury Hazard

The personal cooling devices can shatter during use.

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 16, 2013
Recall number: 13-097
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  • The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

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    The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Air Mister

Hazard:

The Air Mister can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Target Guest Relations, at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page, and then select Sports, Outdoor & Recreation.

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Recall Details

Units

About 168,000

Description

The recall is for hand-held devices designed to spray a mist for personal cooling. The Air Misters are 8 inches tall and hold 2 ounces of water at the “Fill” line. They are clear plastic cylinders with colored tops and bases. The tops and bases come in black, blue, green and pink. A nylon carrying strap is attached to the tops. Instructions for use are written in white lettering on the outside of the clear plastic cylinder.

Incidents/Injuries

Target has received three reports of incidents of misters shattering, including one in which a consumer received lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled misters and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Target stores nationwide from February 2012 to May 2012 for approximately $2.50.

Importer

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in

China

  • The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.